Mastery: Openings

Understanding the Colle-Zukertort

Understanding the Colle-Zukertort

Learn the key ideas in the practical Colle-Zukertort Opening!

Learn openings in a new way! This course will teach you the fun, Colle-Zukertort Opening by giving a series of instructive puzzles. You can work your way through these key strategic and tactical positions until you are ready to dominate with the Colle-Zukertort in your own games!

  • Learn the common tactics of the Colle-Zukertort!
  • Learn the key positional ideas of the opening!
  • Learn the key traps to set and which to avoid each game!
  • Zukertort - Blackburne

    This position arose in Zukertort - Blackburne, London 1883. It's White's move.

    • 1 challenge
  • Yusupov - Scheeren 1

    This position is from Yusupov - Scheeren, Plovdiv 1983. It's White's move.

    • 2 challenges
  • Hartston - Upton

    This position arose in a game Hartston - Upton, London (Robert Silk International) 1984. White to play.

    • 2 challenges
  • Hoi - Danielsen

    This position is from a game Hoi - Danielsen, Danish Championship, Ringsted 1995. White to play.

    • 2 challenges
  • Yermolinsky - Shaked

    This position is taken from the game Yermolinsky - Shaked, New York Open 1998. White to play.

    • 1 challenge
  • Lobron - Adams

    This position is from a game Lobron - Adams, Dortmund 1996. White to play.

    • 1 challenge
  • Yusupov - Drasko

    This position was taken from a game Yusupov - Drasko, Sarajevo 1984. White to play.

    • 2 challenges
  • Kastaneida - Zaw

    This position is from a game Kastaneida - Zaw from the Istanbul Olympiad in 2000. It's White's move.

    • 4 challenges
  • Euwe - Rubinstein

    Taken from the game Euwe - Rubinstein, Maehrisch Ostrau 1923.

    • 3 challenges
  • Kogan - Templier

    This position is taken from a game between Artur Kogan and Nicolas Templier from a rapidplay tournament in Corsica in 2005. White to play.

    • 1 challenge
  • Koltanowski - Sunyer

    This position is from a game Koltanowski - Sunyer, Sitges 1934. White to play.

    • 1 challenge
  • Hoi - Gulko

    This position is taken from the game Hoi - Gulko from the Olympiad in Thessaloniki in 1988. White to play.

    • 2 challenges
  • Nimzovitsch - Von Gottschall

    From the game Nimzovitsch - Von Gottschall, Breslau 1925. White to play.

    • 2 challenges
  • Keres - Spassky

    This position is from the game Keres - Spassky from the Gothenburg Interzonal in 1955.

    • 3 challenges
  • Colle - Gruenfeld I

    This exciting position is from the game Colle - Gruenfeld, Berlin 1926. White to play.

    • 4 challenges
  • Lobron - Korchnoi

    This position occurred in a game Lobron - Korchnoi, played in the Ordix Rapidplay in Frankfurt, 1998. White to play.

    • 3 challenges
  • Rubinstein - Treybal

    From the game Rubinstein - Treybal, Baden Baden 1925. White to play.

    • 2 challenges
  • Filatov - Mayer

    This position arose in the game Filatov - Mayer in the Worrd Open in Philadelphia in 2000. White to play.

    • 5 challenges
  • Krabbe - Computer Dappet

    Taken from Krabbe vs Dappet (Computer), The Hague 1992. White to play.

    • 8 challenges
  • Yusupov - Spiridonov

    This position is from the game Yusupov - Spiridonov, Plovdiv 1983. Black has just won a pawn on a3 and it's White to play.

    • 4 challenges
  • Bellin - Moen

    The position in the diagram is from Jana Bellin's (playing White) against Moen from the Gausdal Troll Masters in 1992. White to play.

    • 6 challenges
  • Yusupov - Dautov

    This position is from a rapidplay game, Yusupov - Dautov, Essen 2000. White to play.

    • 6 challenges
  • Yusupov - Schlosser

    This position is from the game Yusupov - Schlosser, Bundesliga 1997. White to play.

    • 6 challenges
  • Yusupov - Scheeren II

    This position arose in the latter stages of Yusupov - Scheeren, Plovdiv 1983. White to play.

    • 3 challenges
  • Colle - Gruenfeld II

    This position is from the game Colle - Gruenfeld, Berlin 1926. White to play.

    • 3 challenges
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